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  1. The Suspense is Over--Batman's Most Mysterious Foe Unmasked at Last: A Review of Batman #677 and a Re-Evaluation of Batman #663 and #666 Cover Image

    The Suspense is Over--Batman's Most Mysterious Foe Unmasked at Last: A Review of Batman #677 and a Re-Evaluation of Batman #663 and #666

    "Batman in the Underworld" Writer: Grant Morrison Artists: Tony Daniel (p) Sandu Florea (i), Guy Major (colors) Publisher: DC Dave Wallace: Thom Young: Dave Wallace: The latest issue of Batman sees Grant Morrison build on the strong foundations of the opening chapter of "Batman R.I.P." driving his story forward as the Black Glove's Club of Villains make their most significant move yet against Batman.

    Column Article, Comics Bulletin Soapbox Dave Wallace , Thom Young May 12, 2008
  2. At Least One Lie Cover Image

    At Least One Lie

    So how often have you heard, "well, it's just a comic book" as a justification for some horrible piece of work? Whether it's a plot hole you can drive a truck through or some contrivance, lazy creators fall back on, "it's just a comic book.

    Column Article, Comics Bulletin Soapbox Matthew McLean April 27, 2008
  3. New York Comic Con Report: Scott McCloud and Douglas Rushkoff Cover Image

    New York Comic Con Report: Scott McCloud and Douglas Rushkoff

    OR So Are Webcomics a Hot or Cool Medium? OR Is a Marshall McLuhan Reference Too Pretentious for an Alternate Title? OR How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Con A broad range of material falls under the umbrella of the comics industry, and although it's a big enough umbrella, it's always those not wearing spandex who end up getting wet.

    Column Article, Comics Bulletin Soapbox Jon Judy April 22, 2008